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Archive for August, 2011

Fall Photo Contest Announced

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Attention area photographers – get your cameras ready! The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and the Valley County Tourism Advisory Committee are pleased to announce another county-wide photo contest set to begin in September.

Oak Canyon Road, North of Ord

Oak Canyon Road, North of Ord,

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Business Visitation Program Report Released

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(Ord, NE) – Valley County Economic Development has released the results of the 2011 Business Visitation Program.

Each year, Valley County Economic Development calls on twenty area businesses to understand several business climate factors. Those factors include: recent business achievements, …

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News from the Valley

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The summer months always seem to be a busy time of year.  This holds true for Chamber and Economic Development activities as well.  You can download our August newsletter here.  Items to take note of include:

– Welcome Reception …

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Nebraska Internship Program Website Launches

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One reason I’ve enjoyed working in economic development in Nebraska has been the state’s insistence on funding a strong economic development incentives program, regardless of the recession, national deficit ridiculousness and default debate. Nebraska understands that new programs must be …

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Valley County Tourism Committee Meeting Today

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The Valley County Tourism Committee will meet this afternoon at 5:30 pm at the Ord Area Chamber office.  You can download today’s agenda and the minutes from the last meeting here.  Topics of discussion for today include:

– Advertising …

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Star Gazing Party Planned

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Fort Hartsuff Star Gazing Party – Saturday, August 27th beginning at 8:30 p.m.

The first annual Fort Hartsuff Star Gazing Party will be held on Saturday, August 27th, starting around 8:00 p.m.  The Fort offers a wide …

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Rural Revitalization Starts from Within

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Budget season is upon us and the occasion serves as a reminder of how rural communities maintain competitiveness and relevancy in a global 21st Century economy. After completing our 2011-2012 fiscal year budget for our fund for economic development, I’m …

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Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week at the ExtraORDinary Farmers’ Market in Ord

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Local residents are encouraged to join with their fellow Nebraskans in celebrating National Farmers’ Market Week in Nebraska from August 7-13.  Events are being held at markets across the state in conjunction with the special week. 

“Our Farmers’ Market will …

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